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The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The (Milton) Gates of Hell

The Berlin Wall. The U.S.-Mexico border. The thick layer of insect repellent that lines the…

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It's All George W. Bush's Fault...

Let’s go back to 2008. Barack Hussein Obama just got elected as the first African American President of the United States. The unemployment rate is staggering around 6.8%, and most of the populace is not happy with how George W. Bush handled the nation for the last eight…

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We Are All Soldiers

 

On November 11, 1918, Private George Lawrence Price of the Canadian 28th “North West” Battalion was sent on patrol in the village of Havré, near Mons, Belgium. Price moved from house to house across the canal to locate and destroy an enemy machine gun nest, but found only civilian…

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Halloween Costume Controversy

On October 25th, The Bull & Bear published an album of photos from the SSMU Halloween event “4 Floors”. The album included some photos of people wearing blackface, which a recent McGill Daily editorial describes as “a form of theatrical makeup popularly used by minstrel performers in 19th century America…

02 Nov 6:46 PM 0 Read More...

Time For a Discussion

On Thursday, October 25, 2012, SSMU hosted its annual Halloween event, 4Floors.  At first, I heard nothing but positive reviews about the event. However, a picture taken by The Bull & Bear at this event created a great deal of controversy.  It was a picture of a Caucasian male who…

02 Nov 6:43 PM 0 Read More...

...I Am Racist?

So according to a commentary article posted on October 18th, I’m racist, even if I, on my knees and tearfully, beg to differ. Amidst all the hustle of exam preparations that I’m sure many others have as well, I simply had to take the time and read ten…

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